Category Archives: Mountain Brook

31st Annual Montclair Run, Levite Jewish Community Center (UPDATED)

UPDATE: 11.26.2007, 10:24 a.m.; Race results are now available.
Looking for a way to work off some pre-turkey calories? The Levite Jewish Community Center is hosting its 31st Annual Montclair Run Thanksgiving day. The 10,000 Meter run starts at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Family Fun event at 9:45. You can register in person at the LJCC or wait until race day prior to the start of the event.
Cost: $30/Family Fun Event $10 (per person)
Levite Jewish Community Center
3960 Montclair Road (directions)

Holiday open house, area Starbucks

Here’s an invite to come by and taste the holiday drinks and tastes Starbucks has to offer this season — eggnog latte, gingerbread latte, peppermint mocha and more. Best part, it’s free. We like free and think free Krispy Kreme donut day and free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream day should be national holidays. Don’t worry … we’ll let you know when those events are too.

Two chances to see “It’s A Thick Book” tonight

Tonight folks have two opportunities to learn more about “the longest, biggest, heaviest constitution in the world” at screenings of “It’s a Thick Book,” an entertaining and informative documentary on the subject.

The Hoover High School Auditorium will show the documentary at 6:30 p.m. while Mountain Brook High School‘s Fine Arts Center will present it at 7:00 p.m.

Check out this trailer for the film:

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It’s less than hour long and is a good introduction to the issue of reforming the state’s constitution.

If you can’t go, you can always watch the video online by clicking here.

2007 Drought: A way to save your plants

Despite the recent increase in area rainfall (and the discussion about how it might have come to be), there is still a great deal of time before we see an end to Birmingham’s extreme drought. Some of our residents are becoming increasingly creative with how they plan to save their outdoor plants. One example can be found over at My Tiny Kingdom as Anne explores how she can save her plants while still being mindful of the conditions around her.